Synonyms of previous in English:

previous


See definition of previous

adjective

1‘the previous five years’

SYNONYMS

foregoing, preceding, precursory, antecedent, above

old, earlier, prior, former, ex-, past, last, sometime, one-time, erstwhile, as was

formal quondam

archaic whilom

rare anterior

ANTONYMS

following, next

2‘I admit I may have been previous’

SYNONYMS

overhasty, hasty, premature, precipitate, impetuous, too early, too soon, untimely, presumptuous

ahead of oneself


Phrases

    previous to

      ‘previous to this everything was fine’

      SYNONYMS

      before, prior to, until, till, up to, earlier than, preceding, leading up to, in advance of, ahead of, ante-, pre-

      rare

      anterior to

      ANTONYMS

      after, as a result of